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Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:25:01 +0000The Reformersports sports sportshttp://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12519/7385712?cpt=8&wpid=2637WISCtitles with her 24th. there's a new kind of workout is popping up around the madison area. it's a take on pilates that uses a specific kind of machine... and it's all about encouraging overall wellness. so we sent melissa kim to check it out. this might look like a medieval torture device... toes are gently flexed towards the nose but in reality, it could help you. it's about being aware of your body. deforest native erika baldwin owns and teaches at club pilates on monroe street. to keep your spine healthy until you're older. she thinks it's all about reversing damage from everyday bad habits. there's a general awarness that people aren't feeling so good in their daily lives, like sitting, driving, texting, so the idea of getting a workout but also a good stretch. that's where this device comes in. it's called a reformer and it's supposed to help your spine. people that have feet injuries, toe injuries, hip injuries, we sort of take gravitiy out of the equation so you can still be very mobile but on your back and strengthening your muscles at the same time. we want to keep it flexible, we want to keep it lengthened, we want to have good posture, open chest, head stacked over spine not in front of spine because the minute that happens, we often feel it in our low back. all building towards a more conscious lifestyle, which erika has definitely seen. millennials are eating more healthy than their parents, for example, there's definitely a general awarness and people are building it into their daily life in madison, melissa kim, news 3 sports.